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Locking bootloader after vendor build change

So, I have a Mi 10 Lite with the MIUI 12 EEA, and it's not the stock ROM but the Vodafone build (QJIEUVF). As there's the new Android 11 update coming, I'd like to have that and not wait for Vodafone ...
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Is there a way to group notifications by app?

So, my phone is running MIUI 12.5(rooted if it matters) and some apps just push individual notifications so each notification I get, shows up in its own bubble instead of showing them all under a ...
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Redmi boot screen in Chinese - help

All of sudden when my 'Redmi Note 9' phone was restarted, I somehow landed on a bootscreen menu which is Chinese language. Volume Up key is apparently not working on this screen. And I cannot exit to ...
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Poco X3 Pro 90Hz SetEdit setting not working

Poco X3 Pro ships with 60hz or 120hz screen settings and no 90hz (for optimal battery/performance preference like some other Xiaomi phones). There are dozens of guides showing how to achieve 90hz ...
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How can I set the clock app linked in notification center?

In the notification center I can click the clock to open the clock app. How can I set the clock app which should be opened? Currently MIUI11 default clock app is used but I want Google Clock which ...
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Google Now Launcher doesn't list installed apps on MIUI8

I am using MIUI8 on my Mi4i. I have installed Google Now launcher, but the app drawer does not show the list of apps. See the picture: But searching from the search bar in home screen returns matched ...
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How to hide or unhide app in MIUI drawer?

In MIUI I have Files app hidden. I don't have it in my drawer. I can run it by adb shell like this: am start -n com.android.documentsui/com.android.documentsui.LauncherActivity But how do I add this ...
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How can I turn on notifications on phone speakers when earphones are plugged in?

Phone: Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI Global 12.0.7.0 Stable (QGGMIXM), Android 10QP1A.190711.020 I can't seem to find a way to get notification sounds through my speakers if I have my earphones plugged in. ...
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How to resolve a bug where documets and media files are not indexed to MediaStorage

I have encountered a problem with several file managers which I have failed to resolve. Files in my device are not properly indexed and hence are not recognised by the file managers at least to my ...
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Is there a way to unlock stock miui phone after forgetting password?

I have stock xiaomi mi 8 without any additions. I changed my password, and after 3 days of not typing it, I realized that I forgot the new password. I know some words etc, which are there, but I can ...
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Share clipboard data between users on multi-user (secondary space) Android?

Leaving security concerns aside, is there a reliable way to communicate data via clipboard between users on a single device without using network methods? For example just to copy a link in the ...
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Access the Digital wellbeing information from local device

Google has implemented Digital wellbeing as part of Android pie through its Beta experience. This app captures user interactions and creates nice charts for users to understand how much was screen on ...
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How to make MIUI 10 Android 8 to auto-connect to a filtered WiFi AP?

I have a well working WiFi AP - actually a number of them. They are just fine themselves. Other iOS, Mac, Windows etc devices auto-connect just fine to it. I also have Xiaomi mi5 with MIUI 10 Android ...
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Is there a way to turn on Reading Mode on MIUI using terminal commands or adb?

Background I have been using a Xiaomi device running MIUI8 and had the option of enabling Reading Mode (use of contrast colours to reduce blue light emision) on select Apps (which was great) but upon ...
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Unpinning apps when using Gesture-based system navigation

I've recently acquired a Redmi Note 5, and I quite appreciate the gesture navigation. (Settings -> System & Device -> Full screen display -> Full screen gestures) However, I also like using app ...
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(SOLVED) How (methods) to unlock Bootloader on own Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Data Recovery context)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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phone disconnects from PC after while

my phone disconnects from usb after a while but keeps charging. When plugged to wall charger it does charge, but there is no notification and it even says "connect to charger" when battery is low. I ...
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Stuck in Fastboot mode after flashing custom ROM on Xiaomi Mi3W

I flashed MIUI fastboot ROM on Xiaomi Mi3W since I had problem booting it. It was a old ROM but now nothing happens except it is stuck on fastboot mode. It doesn't even charge the battery. I tried re-...
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In MIUI 2.10.12, where do I set it so that I get pop up notifications?

This is the first time I'm using MIUI as my ROM and I swear I managed to make it pop out an alert window when someone messages me. Now, however, I can't seem to figure out how to do it again. When I ...
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MIUI rom fails to install on HTC Desire

This is my first post, so apologies if I don't make things as clear as they should be. I'm trying to flash MIUI_0.8.1-2.9.7zip on HTC Desire. I'm doing this through goomanager. I wiped data, cache ...
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3G icon won't change with Miui themes

I recently upgraded my HTC Incredible's Miui ROM version from 11.20 to 20.21 - I flashed the zip from CWM recovery, wiped cache, and wiped dalvik cache. When it booted up the first time everything was ...
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Website shortcuts on the homescreen are gone on Android 11 - how to restore them?

I lost all my website shortcuts on the homescreen on Android 11. I didn't know of this bug due to which all web shortcuts on Android can suddenly disappear at any time. How to get the shortcuts or the ...
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Some apps re-enabling themselves in my Redmi phone

I use Redmi Note11 with MIUI14 For example, I disabled Xiaomi account app and Music app from "Modify system settings" and I disabled Phone permissions from MIUI security components app. But ...
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My Xiaomi Mi 10T gets a black/shut off screen at minimum brightness. Is it possible to increment the minimum brightness level?

My Xiaomi Mi 10T gets total black screen when setting brighness to minimum - IE: impossible to see anything even in a corner of a dark room - as can be seen in this video: https://drive.google.com/...
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Android 13: bandwidth throttling doesn't work

Android 13 offers a network rate limit for WiFi and xG connections via the developer options. I'm using a Xiaomi smartphone with MIUI 14 sporting Android 13. However it doesn't limit the actual speed: ...
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Remove app icon from home screen on Redmi Note 10, MIUI 14

I want to remove the YouTube app icon but Android doesn't let me (apps in settings only mentioned uninstalling all updates) since it's a default app. I can only uninstall apps which I've downloaded. ...
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POCO M3 Pro 5g not booting up after unexpected shutdown. It does not charge as well

I was using my phone scrolling on Facebook then it suddenly shuts down. After that I tried to boot it but after holding the power button for 15 secs It shows that its out of battery. but I know my ...
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Suspicious data usage by apps

Here are a list of apps that I found on my phone: Now all of these apps seem to be preinstalled as they aren't device administrators and are impossible to disable or uninstall. They all seem to be ...
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Google Apps (YouTube, Play Store e t c) stopped working, tried fixing it and made it worse, not I can't even make a backup to wipe the system

Mi 9 SE, MIUI 12.5 (Android 11) Ok, so 3 days ago I had an issue where the YouTube app, when started, was loading the feed infinitely, I decided to go to Play Store and update google services, but the ...
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Recover data from broken screen device when USB debugging turned off

My Redmi Note 8 phone screen is broken and I cannot control it. I need to get my photos and videos. I try to google the problem but all answers I get need to enable debugging mode. Is there a way to ...
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Phone vibrates only for first notification

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI 12.5.1 (Android 11) When the phone receives a stream of notifications (e.g. 1 message per 7 seconds), only the first notification is accompanied by vibration - other ones ...
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How can I connect Redmi K20 Pro back to my PC?

It was all fine before I removed windows 10 old folder from my system due to space problems from my c drive, I can connect easly my redmi phone through USB and it will show in explorer like a charm. ...
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Xiaomi Redmi 4 Malfunctioning

I have been using my Xiaomi Redmi 4(running on miui global 11.0.2, android 7.1.2) for almost 2 years now and never have I experienced such strange issues. Here's a list of some: 1)Play store: Cannot ...
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How to expand system partition? [Xiaomi Mi 9]

How to expand system partition? I'd need at least ~600MB more for OpenGapps package I'd like. Many thanks in advance! Here's log from parted cepheus:/ # parted /dev/block/sde GNU Parted 3.2 Using /dev/...
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(Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite) Mobile data turns off automatically when screen is off!

I have an issue with Mi 9 Lite, when I lock my phone, mobile data turns off automatically after a short period of time, it will turn on as soon as the screen turn on, I tried to enable "Mobile ...
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Can't enable notifications for SMS messages with MIUI 12

I'm using a Xiaomi 9 SE phone, with MIUI 12.0.2 (global). I'm not getting notifications about incoming SMSes! :-( I tried the general phone settings, under Notifications; the slider toggle for SMSes ...
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Unable to click next on MIUI 8 Welcome Wizard due to dead screen area at bottom

There is one non-rooted, factory-reset phone with MIUI ROM whose bottom 10% is not functional. Screen replacement is the last resort, but if I can make some sort of software tweak to make it past the ...
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What is the difference between fastboot command flashing and flashing using a flash tool(like mi flash tool flashing)?

BACKGROUND Xiaomi has its own Mi Flash Tool in which we select the .bat and flash. But if we use fastboot commands then we only need system.img, boot.img, recovery.img, cache.img and userdata.img ...
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How to install the app with its data using .bak files

Background I created a local backup of my apps in my Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 before installing another MIUI ROM. Problem During transfer of that backup to PC or some other way(I don't know how!) the ...
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Play Store can't update apps

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 5A with mi-globe MIUI 11 ROM, with Magisk 20.0 root. Yesterday, Play Store updates suddenly stopped working. I checked the logcat and it appears it's trying to link /data/app/com....
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How to safely remove, disable, freeze system apps on rooted device?

How to safely remove, disable, freeze system apps on rooted device (Xiaomi Mi9)? I tried doing it old school on my Mi9 but after removing just absolute bloatware system doesn't boot, had to reinstall ...
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What are the "dctp" and "did" files in my Android storage?

I have noticed two strange files in my Android storage. They are named "dctp" and "did". They don't have any extensions and my programs cannot read them. What are those files and what are their ...
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LTE doesn't work after attemp of fixing hotspot using ADB

I had problem with hotspot in Xiaomi Mi5s Plus after updating to MIUI10. I used ADB: settings put global tether_dun_required 0 Unfortunately, after that mobile data and 4G network stopped working. ...
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Not receiving SMS from short numbers on Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (MIUI)

Phone doesn't receive 2fa messages, bank codes, etc. This is chinese Xiaomi Mi Max 3 with unlocked bootloader which came with global 10.0.1.0 miui (Android 8.1). What I've tried: checking sms ...
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WIndows Antivirus reports Arp Cache Poisoning Attack by Android device

A Windows computer running ESET reports Arp Cache Poisoning Attack by the IP of my android phone. It's Redmi Note 4, MIUI 9 Global Stable, Android 7.0. I scanned it with Avast, Malwarebytes, MIUI ...
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Greyscale on Miui

I have a Xiaomi MI6 with MIUI pro installed on it. I tried to set the screen to monochrome from the developer settings, but every time I lock the phone and unlock it, the screen returns in colors. It ...
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Find out which app sent an intent to open Google Play?

My Android phone (MIUI v9) recently seems to open up Google Play (to a specific app detail page) randomly (a few times a day), which might indicate the presence of some adware. As I understand, to ...
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Switching app icon background from white back to transparent

I'm using a Xiaomi phone running Android 6.0.1 MMB29M with MIUI global version 8.5.3.0 (MALMIED). A while ago I foolishly tried out some of the themes available by default, then hoped to switch back. ...
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Is there a native way to install a keyboard layout or input method for the Lao language? I can only find apps and "soft keyboards"

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 4A that I bought in China a month or two ago. So it's using MIUI. It only comes with a few languages and I can't find a way to install others. (Simplified Chinese, Traditional ...
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How to set custom sound for SMS from certain sender in MIUI 8.x?

I used to own Huawei device with MIUI 5, and there was an option to set custom melody for SMS from a certain sender (so you could understand if you received an SMS from this certain sender just by ...
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